Author: Marc Cardinal

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 9781449079079

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 232

View: 7825

Meet Sydney Taylor who is born with what I call Wanderlust, which is the impulse to wander or, as they say in modern times, a strong desire to travel and explore the world. From his birth in Greater London in a town called Leytonstone, England in 1887, follow his life as he runs away at a young age of fifteen to Canada. See and learn what he experiences as he starts his life-long work with the world's largest and oldest company, the Hudson Bay Company, which explored Canada and parts of the United States of America. See him as he travels across Canada, where he begins working in the wild, rough environment of the early 1900s trading with the Native Americans in outposts across northern Ontario. The story is based on the true-life journals of Sydney Taylor but the story is expounded on in such a fashionas to learn in detailabout the history and thegeography of everything he came into contact with. OfSydney Taylor, you can see from the beginning of the book that his life must have fashioned him into a person who would continually move to new places and,as such, hedeveloped a taste for travel or, as I call it, Wanderlust.


Author: Don George

Publisher: Villard

ISBN: 0375506497

Category: Travel

Page: 384

View: 6726

Wanderlust: Real-Life Tales of Adventure and Romance includes these forty-one scintillating and sizzling tales of serendipity: “On the Amazon” by Isabel Allende “Once Upon a Time in Italy” by Bill Barich “Naxos Nights” by Laurie Gough “Passionate and Penniless in Paris” by Maxine Rose Schur “Sleeping with Elephants” by Don Meredith “Romance in Romania” by Simon Winchester “Looking for Abdelati” by Tanya Shaffer “Special Delivery” by Lindsy van Gelder “England’s Decadent Delights” by Douglas Cruickshank “I Lost It at Club Med” by Po Bronson “Absinthe Makes the Heart Grow” by Taras Grescoe “Where the Hula Goddess Lives” by James D. Houston “In a French Cave” by Beth Kephart “How to Buy a Turkish Rug” by Laura Billings “The Dangers of Provence” by Peter Mayle “Hog Heaven: At the Memphis World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest” by David Kohn “Philosophy Au Lait” by David Downie “Your Money’s No Good Here” by Tim Cahill “Embraced in Spain” by Barry Yeoman “Italian Affair” by Laura Fraser “Tampax Nightmares” by Susan Hack “On Japanese Trains” by Sallie Tisdale “Oscar Night in Angkor Wat” by Jeff Greenwald “The Last Tourist in Mozambique” by Mary Roach “Inside Colombia” by Dawn MacKeen “Fade into Blue” by Amanda Jones “Navigating Nairobi” by Alicia Rebensdorf “Out of Africa” by Wendy Belcher “The Man Who Loved Books in Turkey” by Lisa Michaels “The Meaning of Gdańsk” by Jan Morris “How Zurich Invented the Modern World” by Carlos Fuentes “Storming The Beach” by Rolf Potts “Conquering Half Dome” by Don George “Looking for Mr. Watson” by Bill Belleville “Bewitched on Bali” by Pico Iyer “Lost in the Sahara” by Jeffrey Tayler “Fear, Drugs, and Soccer in Asia” by Karl Taro Greenfield “My Junior Year Abroad” by Edith Pearlman “Expatriate, with Olives” by Lucy McCauley “The Aussie Way of Wanderlust” by Tony Wheeler “When We’re Going to Be There” by Chris Colin


Author: Ann Aguirre

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1440639256

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

View: 2573

Broke and unemployed, "Jumper" Sirantha Jax accepts a diplomatic mission for the government only to find herself up against Syndicate criminals, man-eating aliens, and her own grim, space-weakened body.


Author: Rebecca Solnit

Publisher: Granta Books

ISBN: 1783780754

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 336

View: 794

What does it mean to be out walking in the world, whether in a landscape or a metropolis, on a pilgrimage or a protest march? In this first general history of walking, Rebecca Solnit draws together many histories to create a range of possibilities for this most basic act. Arguing that walking as history means walking for pleasure and for political, aesthetic, and social meaning, Solnit homes in on the walkers whose everyday and extreme acts have shaped our culture, from the peripatetic philosophers of ancient Greece to the poets of the Romantic Age, from the perambulations of the Surrealists to the ascents of mountaineers. With profiles of some of the most significant walkers in history and fiction - from Wordsworth to Gary Snyder, from Rousseau to Argentina's Mother of the Plaza de Mayo, from Jane Austen's Elizabeth Bennet to Andre Breton's Nadja - Wanderlust offers a provocative and profound examination of the interplay between the body, the imagination, and the world around the walker.


Author: Tiya Vithalani

Publisher: The Little Booktique Hub


Category: Fiction

Page: 96

View: 8529

You undoubtedly have wanderlust if you're constantly daydreaming about exploring the world, rarely feel settled in one area, and have itching feet on a daily basis. Wanderlust is a strong urge to wander or travel around the world and discover new things. Wanderlust is a feeling that has nothing to do with the glitz and glam of flying, but there isn't much glitz and glam about flying these days. It's all about the novelty of seeing new locations and experiencing new things. The human brain is highly sensitive to novelty and finds it quite rewarding. We are constantly looking for fresh and intriguing things, and our brain makes completely new information "stand out." "Wanderlust" is a collection of stories, poems and articles that talks about wanderlust and travelling diaries.


Author: Elisabeth Eaves

Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com

ISBN: 1459614526

Category: Large print books

Page: 396

View: 7160

This book documents the impulses that drive Elisabeth Eaves' insatiable hunger for the rush of the unfamiliar. She is both restless vagabond and astute observer as she crisscrosses five continents, chasing the exotic in both culture and romance. She loses herself in the jungles of Papua New Guinea, rekindles old love and new passion in Cairo, and finds an intinerant brotherhood of raucous men in the land Down Under. Like the random possessions she leaves in her wake, from Australia to Yemen, she also leaves behind a string of lovers. But this is about more than just sensual conquest; it is also a journey of self-discovery, in which her pursuit ultimately guides her home - back cover.


Author: Jeff Krasno,Sarah Herrington,Nicole Lindstrom

Publisher: Rodale

ISBN: 1623363500

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 304

View: 931

Like the wildly popular festivals that have taken the yoga world by storm, Wanderlust is a road map for the millions of people engaged in cultivating their best selves. For the 20 million people who grab their yoga mats in the United States every week, this book gives a completely unique way to understand "yoga"--not just as something to do in practice, but as a broader principle for living. Wanderlust helps readers navigate their personal path and find their own true north, curating principles that embody the brand and lifestyle--authentic yoga practices, provocative thinking, music, art, good food, eco-friendly activities, and more. Each chapter includes expert yoga instruction by renowned teachers; inspiring music playlists to motivate readers to practice; thought-provoking art; awesome recipes for delicious, healthy foods to sustain a yoga regimen; and fun, unexpected detours. This wide array of ideas and beautiful visuals is designed to be hyper-stimulating--whether a reader follows the arc of the book from beginning to end or dips into chapters at random, she is sure to find something pleasing to the eye, to feel motivated to practice, and to want to reach for her deepest desires and dreams. This book brings the Wanderlust festival experience into any reader's home.


Author: Ava Kabouchy

Publisher: Europa Edizioni


Category: Fiction

Page: 195

View: 3421

Could an American woman, already a grandmother, enjoy living her life in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, a country known as one of the world’s most repressive societies? A country with a vision of women and their freedoms different from what she was accustomed to? What the author found there, instead, were magical days, sand dunes reaching to the sky, unforgettable encounters, renown Bedouin hospitality, and a new love. All these new experiences led to a path of awareness and self-confidence that gave a new color to the life of a woman who wasn’t finished exploring the world and learning from it. Find in these pages a new perspective on Saudi Arabia and a woman’s rebirth in the beauties of a country too often considered devoid of wonders. As a child, Ava Kabouchy was fascinated by world maps, which later turned into travels to many parts of the world. She has worked in several African countries, created a microcredit group for women in Honduras, and did a volunteer photography gig for a clinic for a Mayan community in a remote mountainous region of Guatemala. Recently, she hiked along the Camino de Santiago in Spain and in France, and traveled in Morocco, fulfilling a childhood dream of walking barefoot in the Sahara. Saudi Arabia was never on Ava’s list of travel destinations, but when she was offered a teaching position in Riyadh, she immediately knew that she would accept it. Already a grandmother when she left for Riyadh, she found new friends, adventures she could never have imagined, love, and a new lease on life. Ava is the author of the recently published Where in the World is Grammie Now?, a book for young readers to teach them about Saudi Arabia, a country not often studied in middle school curricula. The book also encourages other Grammies not to listen to what they say, but to go see. Ava makes her home in southwest France and on a remote island off the coast of Maine, USA.


Author: Tanis Gray

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1620338335

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 184

View: 7121

Explore 46 new knitting patterns that celebrate bohemian style! Let Wanderlust take you on a journey through 46 delightful knitting patterns! Discover a wide range of knitting projects, including knit cowls, scarves, shawls, hats, mittens, and sweaters. Ideal for knitted gifts, the projects range from easy garter stitch and stockinette to pretty lace patterns, chunky cables, simple colorwork, and more. All of the knitting designs in Wanderlust are made with 100% superwash extrafine merino wool--perfect for active modern lifestyles. With quick accessories and garments for both men and women, including seven glorious sweaters, you will find something for everyone on your knitting list, and more importantly, for yourself!


Author: Rishav Banerjee,Shubham Tyagi

Publisher: The World Of Hidden Thoughts


Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 120

View: 2330

Wanderlust is a collection of poems, short stories, essays and micro tales complied by Rishav Banerjee and Shubham Tyagi from India. This project is a combination of work of some well known and influential national and international writers who have worked in many famous anthologies. Wanderlust contains travelling experiences of people and what made them a traveller. It also contains write ups explaining the exotic view and the beauty of many dream destinations of people. It also includes many exciting jungle and trekking incidents. It also contains writings that will tell you about the beauty, culture, heritage and cuisines of our motherland India.